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From its Formation in 1776 to the End of the Eighteenth 
Century, et seq. 

From the records in the clerks office, by C. B. Bryant, Martinsville ,Va 


Also £4. o. 6. for 360 lbs Beef, 3 Pecks Corn, 12 bundles 
Fodder & 6 diets furnished Jesse Heard, Com' of Provisions. 

John Furguson 20 | for 10 bushels Corn to Continental wagons 
from Charlotte, N. C, to Staunton, Va. — James Wallace, Q. M. 

David Barton 45 | for 225 lbs Beef to Jesse Heard, Com' Pro- 

Joseph Shores Price 45 | for 225 lbs Beef to same. 

Daniel Spangler 70 | for 350 lbs Beef to same. 

Peter Saunders 54 | for 270 lbs Beef to same. 

Daniel Smith 5 | for 1 Peck Corn, & 4 diets to same. 

David Barton 4 | 3 for 2 Gals. Corn, 3 bdls. fodder & 3 diets 
to same. 

Shedrack T.urner £1. 15. o. pasturage 4 Beeves, 21 diets & 
2)4 bus. Corn to same. 

Wm. Cook £2. 13. o. for 265 lbs Beef furnished same. 

Daniel Spangler 8 | 6 for y?, bus. Corn & 6 diets to same. 

Also 10 I 6 for 12 diets, 12 bdls. fodder & 3 pecks Corn to 

Daniel Smith £4. 15! o. for 475 lbs Beef to same. 

John Coger 50 | for 250 lbs Beef to same. 

Bartholemew Foley £5 for 300 lbs do. to do. 

John Alexander 18 | 9 for \2]/ 2 bushels Oats furnished John 
Rowland, Waggon Cond'for Wm. McCraw Cont 1 , A. D. Q. M., 

Patrick Henry, Esq r , 38 | for 228 Sheaves Oats furnished John 
Redd, Waggon Conductor for the said McCraw. 

Also 3 I 4 for 10 lbs Pork to Geo. Elliott, W. C. for same. 

Frederick Fulkerson £1. 3. 4. for 40 lbs Pork furnished John 
Rowland, Waggon Conductor for same. 

Archalaus Hughes, Esq r , £3. 10. 4. for 35 lbs Pork, 15 bushels 
Corn and 200 Sheaves Oats to Geo. Elliott, W. Cond r for same. 


Marvell Nash £1. 2. 4. for 2 bushels Corn & no Sheaves 
Oats to Wm. Graves, Waggon Conductor for same. 

Joseph Ellis, £1. 8. 6. for 38 lbs Bacon to Gen 1 Hospital at 
Henry C. H. 

Stephen Lee £$. 12. 9. for 97 lbs do. to do. 

Jacob Prilliman, Jr., 10 | io}4 for 14^ do. to do. 

Richard Collier 8 | 3 for n lbs do. to do. 

Humphry Posey 22 | 6 for 30 lbs do. to do. 

Samuel Huff £1. 4. 9. for 33 lbs do. to do. 

James Cowden £2. 14. o. for 200 lbs Beel to Jesse Heard, 
Com' of Prov. 

John Fontaine £2. 3. o. for 215 lbs do to same. 

Robert Cowan ^3. 15. o. for 375 lbs do to same. 

Frederick Fulkerson 12 | 6 for 5 bushels Meal to Capt. James 
Tarrant, Guarding British prisoners from Southward to Win- 

Also £1. 3. 4. for 70 lbs Pork to Troops under Jos. Marburg, 
D. Q. M. Gen'. 

Also 16 I 6 for %% bush. Corn to same. 

Marvell Nash 6 | 4 for 4^ bush. Oats to E. Moore, Com'y 
Pub. Stores. 

1782, June. George Waller, Esq' & George Hairston as Col- 
onels, and Brice Martin and Peter Hairston as Majors, produced 
their commissions from the Governor and were qualified. 

Robert Hairston as Sheriff, with Archalaus Hughes, Geo. 
Hairston, Peter Hairston & John Marr, his securities, gave bond. 

1782, July. Peter Saunders produced his commission as 
Lieut. Col. and was qualified. 

The number of Tythables in this county is ascertained to be 
1,863, and assessed 19 lbs Tobacco each. 

Matthew Small appointed Captain in the room of Thomas 
Henderson, who has removed from the County, Jesse Corn, 2d 
Lieut, and Thomas Morrow, Ensign. 

Wm. Cloud appointed Captain in room of Jonathan Hanby 

1782, Nov. 15. At a court held for adjusting claims of property 
Impressed or taken for Publick service agreeable to an Act of 

(to be continued)